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Rudraksha : The Seed of Divine Karma

Writen By: Rudra Life 2017-02-22 17:25:25 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

Karma is a result of action (good or bad). When the universe was troubled by the misdeeds of Tripurasur, Lord Shiva performed a penance for thousand years . Rudraksha seeds are the result of his compassionate tears which fell on earth after this penance. Rudra is a fierce manifestation of Lord Shiva who annihilated Tripurasur and freed the seven universes from his clutches. Here Lord Shiva himself went from a meditative state to relentless action only to save his devotees. His weapon Kalaagni, called the fire of time was capable of destruction in all directions of time in any dimension.

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Ambreshwar Temple

Writen By: Rudra Life 2017-01-25 11:58:58 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs
Ambreshwar Temple, the temple of Lord Shiva, Built in 1060 AD, It is situated 2 km away from Ambarnath (East) railway station in Maharastra, India. It is said that Shilahara king Chhittaraja constructed it, his son Mummuni rebuilt it. The temple is on the bank of Vadavan (Waldhuni) river. The temple is Hemadpanthi-styled, beautifully carved on stones Situated in the hollow of a hill, the temple dating back from 1000 AD is wonderfully compact. To the south of the temple over the hillock most commanding view of the giant forms of Tavali and Malanggad or Bava Balang is obtained.

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Acceptance – the key to true happiness

Writen By: Rudra Life 2017-01-25 11:55:15 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs
Acceptance is one of the key elements in achieving “true” happiness and peace of mind. Acceptance means; being fully able to experience and embrace the spontaneity of a moment that is not sought after or anticipated. Accepting any situation or habit means releasing all the resistance, judgments and criticism about it. It involves shifting your focus from pain to questions such as ‘what is there to learn and grow from this situation?’ ‘How this can help me in becoming more aware about me?’ Accepting somebody or a situation means releasing resistance and being non-judgmental about the person or the situation. It involves a shift from the negativity about a person or a situation and appreciating the positive in any given situation.

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Happy New Year 2017

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-12-31 15:33:14 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs
Wish You a Happy New Year 2017

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Speed of Light

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-12-07 14:00:43 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

On 7th December 1676 , the Danish Astronomer Olaus Roemer was the first to determine the speed of light and today the world is celebrating the 340th Anniversary of that momentous event. 

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Dhanteras

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-10-27 11:38:19 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

Dhanteras or Dhana Trayodashi, Marathi: धनत्रयोदशी is the first day of the Indian Diwali and Nepalese Tihar festival. The festival is known as "Dhanatrayodashi" or "Dhanvantari Trayodashi". It is celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) in the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin

Dhanvantari is worshipped on the occasion of Dhanvantari Trayodashi. Dhanvantari is considered to be the teacher of all physicians and the originator of Ayurveda.

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Medicinal Herbs: Pippali - Piper Longum

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-10-27 11:07:40 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

Pippali or Indian Long Pepper is indigenous to Northeast and Southern India and Sri Lanka. It is a part and parcel of Ayurveda as well as a household remedy used for cough, cold and fever.

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Diwali is an important festival for Hindus. The names of the festive days as well as the rituals of Diwali vary significantly in different regions of India. In many parts of India ,the festivities start with Dhanteras, followed by Naraka Chaturdasi on second day, Deepavali on the third day, Diwali Padva dedicated to husband-wife  relationship on the fourth day, and festivities end with Bhau-Beej dedicated to brother-sister  bond on the fifth day. Dhanteras usually falls eighteen days after Dussehra.

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Deepavali –The festival of Lights

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-10-17 14:17:28 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

Rudralife believes in spreading the spirit of Deepavali to each one of us. Let us add to the celebration by experiencing the "Joy of Giving"

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Navratri Celebrations at Rudralife

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-10-11 12:29:04 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

The period of Navratri is one of great festivity and celebration. It was no different at Rudralife.  The festival of Navratri began on the first day of the शुक्ल पक्ष (the bright fortnight.) of the lunar month Ashwin, It was marked with great revelry and pomp, and along with this there was the worship of the divine Mother in various forms under different names.

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Importance of Festivals

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-10-03 17:19:34 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

India, since time immemorial has been a melting pot of religions and cultures. Each religion had its own cultural ethos and contributed to creating vibrancy amongst its followers and others in the Society.

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Is Success such a desirable thing?

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-09-28 13:33:20 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

In the present times which are typically noted for its intense rat-race, there is hardly anybody who is not desirous of success. Be it a child going to school, or a young person on the threshold of a promising career, or a person into a high earning career; the common thread to all these people is the intense desire for success.

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Activities in the month of Shravan

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-09-22 12:09:16 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

Of all the months in the Hindu calendar the month of Shravan is considered the most auspicious.

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Power of Ganesh Rudraksha

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-09-08 16:51:10 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

If a Rudraksha of any mukh gets a protrusion on its body similar to trunk of any elephant, this rudraksha is called a Ganesh Rudraksha. Only in recent times this rudraksha has received wide popularity. The bead resembles Lord Ganesha with his trunk. In view of high prices commanded by eight or 11 mukhi rudraksha, which are also blessed by Ganesh, traders sell this rudraksha as a cheaper alternative.


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MODERN SCIENCE AND RUDRAKSHA

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-06-03 11:57:10 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

Scientific research proved that Rudraksha consists of Magnetic and Electro Inductive properties. The human body is a complex bio-electronic circuit comprising of Central Nervous System and the organs and the functions it regulates. When the blood flow is streamlined, it has a powerful rejuvenating impact on this circuit and prevents stress-related disorders caused mainly by the damaging effects of excess energy on the neurons and neurotransmitters.

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RUDRAKSHA AND AYURVEDA

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-05-07 12:13:49 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

According to Ayurveda, a person’s health can be maintained by balancing Vat (wind), Pitta (bile), and Kapha (phlegm). As Rudraksha influences the mind through its subtle electro-magnetic properties, many diseases can be cured using it. Vat, Pitta and Kapha gets regulated when a person’s thought process is streamlined. This is possible as one becomes fearless and calms down and maintain stable mind. A stable and calm mind makes the body strong and strengthens the immune system, which in turn wards off diseases.

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RUDRAKSHA – A MEDICINE : ETYMOLOGY

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-05-02 12:49:54 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

ETYMOLOGY:

Rudraksha is a genus of large evergreen trees with more than 360 species found in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. It belongs to the family of Elaeocarpus. Its scientific classification is as under:

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Scientific Basis of Rudraksha

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-04-29 15:39:45 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

According to sacred Vedic Shastras, Rudraksha beads bear a great spiritual, religious and materialistic significance. The Shastras considers Rudraksha as a symbolic link between earth and heaven. It is believed that it contains the secrets of evolution of entire cosmos within itself. Over the centuries, the Hindu sages believe that one can cultivate mental, physical and spiritual prowess to attain fearlessness to achieve the ultimate enlightenment.

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RUDRAKSHA – A MEDICINE

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-04-29 12:51:39 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

Rudraksha is a rare gift of nature to mankind. It is a link between heaven and earth, between man and God. It is for this reason that Rudraksha is the object of reverence and adoration and a source to reach the higher self too.

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The name comes from its appearance- ‘Jata’ means dreadlocks and ‘Mansi’ means human. The underground stem is a source of a fragrant amber colored essential oil. This oil has been used since ancient times, as a perfume, as a medicine and in religious rites. In Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine Jatamansi has been effectively used to treat Vata dosha. As per Ayurveda, Vata is responsible for all the mental functioning and emotions in the humans. The oil has been used as a perfume, as incense, a sedative, and as an herbal medicine to fight insomnia, birth difficulties, and other ailments. 

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SIGNIFICANCE OF MAHASHIVRATRI

Writen By: Rudra Life 2016-03-18 11:35:03 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

The fourteenth day of every lunar month or the day before the new moon is known as Shivratri.

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Methi or Methika also known Fenugreek is one of the best Vata dosha pacifiers among the Ayurvedic herbs which make it a very useful as a tonic for the aged. It minimizes the age related wear and tear in the body. Methi can be taken in routine without any problem. Vata pacifying characteristic makes Methi a useful herb for general weakness and debility. Methi Powder is mixed in dietary supplements for a diabetic person.

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The name comes from its appearance- ‘Jata’ means dreadlocks and ‘Mansi’ means human. The underground stem is a source of a fragrant amber colored essential oil. This oil has been used since ancient times, as a perfume, as a medicine and in religious rites. In Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine Jatamansi has been effectively used to treat Vata dosha.

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Medicinal Herbs: Haridra - Curcuma Longa

Writen By: Rudra Life 2015-10-27 14:50:14 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs

Haridra or Haldi is also known as turmeric which is a commonly found spice in India and is one of the best blood purifier in the traditional Indian pharmacopeia.

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In recent times, like many other commodities, prices of the higher mukhi Rudraksha (8 mukhi upto 21 mukhi) have shot up, rather abnormally. Pricing of Rudraksha is not controlled by any apex organization and is by and large governed by demand and supply that prevails in the market. Large quantities of these beads are imported into India from Nepal or Indonesia.

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Medicinal Herbs: Brahmi - Bacopa Monnieri

Writen By: Rudra Life 2015-10-24 12:22:22 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs
It is also known as Water Hyssop, Herb of Grace, and Indian Pennywort. It is one of the most important medicinal herbs used in Ayurveda, where it is also known as "Brahmi," after Brahma, the God of creation in the Hindu pantheon.

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Research On Rudraksha

Writen By: Rudra Life 2015-10-24 12:22:21 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs
According to sacred Vedic Shastras, Rudraksha beads bear a great spiritual, religious and materialistic significance. The Shastras considers Rudraksha as a symbolic link between earth and heaven. It is believed that it contains the secrets of evolution of entire cosmos within itself. Over the centuries, the Hindu sages believe that one can cultivate mental, physical and spiritual prowess to attain fearlessness to achieve the ultimate enlightenment.

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Rudraksha for all

Writen By: Rudra Life 2015-10-23 17:55:43 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs
Blessed by Lord Shiva; controlling planet is Sun. Beneficial for meditation yoga. Excellent for spiritual progress & meditations. Helps in improving focus and concentration and develops one-pointedness.

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It is commonly known as Ashwagandha or Indian Ginseng. It is used as an herb in Ayurvedic medicine. The name Ashwagandha in Sanskrit means "horse's odour," originating from the odour of its root which is akin to that of a sweaty horse.

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In the Indian medical system of Ayurveda it goes by the name of Anantamool or Sariva. It is administered in the form of powder, infusion or decoction as syrup. It is one of the Rasayana (Ayana {path}, Rasa {essence}). It is a term that, in Ayurvedic medicine means the science of lengthening lifespan) plants of Ayurveda.

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RUDRAKSHA ARE NOT GEMSTONES

Writen By: Rudra Life 2015-09-23 12:10:11 Pubslished In: Rudralife blogs
|| रुद्राक्षधारणाच्च श्रेष्ठं न किन्चिदपि विध्यते || On this planet, there is no other path better than wearing of Rudraksha.

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